Wednesday, 10 December 2014

PAST PAPER - LINGUISTICS 2012

12. YEAR 2012
Attempt any FOUR questions. All questions carry equal marks.
1. What is linguistics? Discuss how different levels of linguistics are linked to each other?
2. Discuss in detail the functions of various articulators with the help of examples.
3. What is the difference between the prescriptive and descriptive approaches of grammar?
4. Describe RP consonants with the help of manner and place of articulation.
5. (a) How does Transformational Generative Grammar answer questions left unanswered by structuralists? Explain with the help of examples.
(b) Draw a tree diagram for the following sentence giving P-Marker:
The students respect their teachers everywhere in Pakistan.
6. What is Semantics? Describe some types of meaning.
Write notes on any TWO of the following:
(i) Phrase Structure Grammar
(ii) Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches
(iii) English RP Long Vowels
(iv) English Plosives 

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